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Peritonsillar Abscess (cont.)

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PTA, quinsy, tonsillitis, chronic tonsillitis, tonsil inflammation, peritonsillar abscess

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A peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a localized accumulation of pus in the peritonsillar tissues that forms as a result of suppurative tonsillitis.

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